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You go out of your way to build bridges with people of different views and beliefs and have quite a few religious friends. You believe in the essential goodness of people , which means you’re always looking for common ground even if that entails compromises. You would defend Salman Rushdie’s right to criticise Islam but you’re sorry he attacked it so viciously, just as you feel uncomfortable with some of the more outspoken and unkind views of religion in the pages of this magazine.

You prefer the inclusive approach of writers like Zadie Smith or the radical Christian values of Edward Said. Don’t fall into the same trap as super–naïve Lib Dem MP Jenny Tonge who declared it was okay for clerics like Yusuf al–Qaradawi to justify their monstrous prejudices as a legitimate interpretation of the Koran: a perfect example of how the will to understand can mean the sacrifice of fundamental principles. Sometimes, you just have to hold out for what you know is right even if it hurts someone’s feelings.

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# - Escrito por Fabrizio el 2005-11-15 a las 19:15


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1
De: Ctugha Fecha: 2005-11-15 20:13

Of course: Hairshirt.



2
De: okeimakei Fecha: 2005-11-16 04:05

Me da miedo ese test...



3
De: BioMaxi Fecha: 2005-11-16 09:02

Vaya, dos tipos nuevos!



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De: ecagirns Fecha: 2005-11-16 17:56

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tal vez me convierta en lectora de este blog...



5
De: Algernon Fecha: 2005-11-16 19:26

Je, "lectora habitual" querrás decir ;-)



6
De: RM Fecha: 2005-11-16 19:36

A mi me ha salido lo mismo... :)



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De: Estefanía Fecha: 2005-11-16 20:58

A mí también...



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De: descalza Fecha: 2005-11-22 19:58

Hardhat


You are an atheist, a rationalist, a believer in the triumph of science and of reason over libido. You can’t stand mumbo jumbo, ritual, spiritual nonsense of any kind, and you refuse to allow for these longings in others.


Astrologers, Scientologists and new–age crystal ball creeps are no different in your view from priests, rabbis and imams. They’re all just weak–minded pilgrims on the road to easy answers. Nature as revealed by science is awesome enough for you, but it’s a nature that needs curbing and taming by us on our evolutionary journey to perfection.


Your heros are Einstein, Darwin, Marx and — these days — Gould, Blakemore, Watson, Crick and Rosalind Franklin. Could you be hiding a little behind those absolutist views, worried that, if you let in a few doubts and contradictory ideas, the whole edifice might crumble? Loosen up a bit and try to enjoy the amazing variety of human belief systems. Don’t worry — it’s unlikely you’ll end up chanting your days away in some distant mountain cult.

What kind of humanist are you? Click here to find out.



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